Sustainability Studies: Lead the Future with a Sustainable Management Degree


Help create a more sustainable world. Start by getting your sustainability degree.

logo - 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Awardee

Colorado Mountain College is one of only nine postsecondary institutions in the nation and the only institution in Colorado to receive the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Award. Read ENews Story

Our global community needs experts who can help meet current development needs without compromising future generations.

Help develop sustainable practices that address today’s challenges with a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies from Colorado Mountain College.

Diagram of the Sustainability principles of environment, equity and economy. (E3)

Our program incorporates the “Three Es” (E3) of Sustainability.

Sustainability isn’t just about the environment. It’s about developing business practices that benefit the environment, the communities affected by these practices and the organization’s bottom line.

Sustainability balances the three E’s:

  • The environment
  • The economy
  • Social equity

Colorado Mountain College offers sustainability courses in:

  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Ecology and natural resource management
  • Sustainable business
  • Ethics and social responsibility

In these courses, you’ll learn how business, personal and institutional decisions affect the world’s people and economic well-being.

Program at a Glance

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies

Certificates: Sustainability Leadership

COST PER CREDIT: $99 In-district
$212 In-state
$429 Out-of-state

Questions? 800-621-8559

#Faculty / Awards

sbt-tina-evans-lecture-vert CMC’s 2017 collegewide full-time Faculty of the Year.

Tina Evans, Ph.D., associate professor of sustainability studies at Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs, has received AASHE’s Campus Sustainability Research Award for outstanding achievements and progress toward sustainability. Read Story

New – Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship

Work part-time with the U.S. Forest Service while studying Sustainability Studies or Land Management. Upon completion, you’ll have the distinct advantage when applying for Forest Service or other federal land management jobs as an existing federal employee.

Learn more about this first-of-its kind, two-year paid internship program developed by Colorado Mountain College and the U.S. Forest Service.

Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship